Design and Rhetoric in a Sanskrit Court Epic :

Peterson, Indira Viswanathan.

Design and Rhetoric in a Sanskrit Court Epic : The Kiratarjuniya of Bharavi. - 1 online resource (319 pages)

Intro -- Design and Rhetoric in a Sanskrit Court Epic -- Contents -- List of Figures -- Acknowledgments -- 1. Introduction: The Study of the Sanskrit Court Epic -- 2. The Poetics of the Mahakavya -- 3. The Setting and Structure of the Kiratarjuniya -- 4. Prelude to Action: Epic Speech in Bharavi's Poem -- 5. The Debate between the Brothers: Logic, Rhetoric, and Politics in the Court Epic -- 6. Landscapes with Women: Bharavi's Descriptive Art -- 7. The Conundrum of the Warrior-Ascetic -- 8. The Theater of Combat -- 9. Wrestling with God: Rasa and Bhakti in the Kiratarjunıya -- A Note on the Translation Selections -- Appendix A. Draupadi Rebukes Yudhisthira: Kir. I. 27-46 -- Appendix B. The Journey of the Apsaras: Kir. VII. 1-40 -- Appendix C. Arjuna's Combat with the Hunter: Kir. XVII. 1-64 -- Appendix D. The Wrestling Match, Theophany, and Boon: Kir. XVIII. 1-19 -- 42-48 -- List of Abbreviations -- Bibliography -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- Y -- Index of References to the Kiratarjuniya.

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Bhāravi. -- Kirātārjunīya.;Epic poetry, Sanskrit.;Sanskrit poetry -- History and criticism.


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